The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed the myriad of references to drinking whilst I was on holiday recently. I'm all for enjying the great things in life: food, wine and travel are particuarly high on that list. But. (There's always a but, right?) I feel like my body is about 80% booze at the … Continue reading Dry
I reckon the friends we make during our late teens and early 20s form the best and most enduring relationships of our lives. That's not to discount the friendships made in later years, but there's something incredibly comforting about having friends who have known me for half my life - or longer.These are the no … Continue reading Finding comfort
I'm spending a few days in Hong Kong before heading back to Melbourne. In between a fairly hectic schedule of catching up with friends, I decided to do a bit of exercise. Our week in Vietnam was pretty laid back and didn't involve a lot of moving, so my legs were twitching for a stretch. … Continue reading An urban hike
Hold onto your hats, people. It's only international gin and tonic day. So it's fitting that today's post is bought to you by our consumption of gin. I picked up this beauty of a bottle at the airport duty free. At the time, a litre seemed excessive, but I can asssure you that we've tackled … Continue reading It’s a celebration
One thing I'm eternally thankful for is having choices. Like, I choose to take a few months off work, or I choose to be abroad on vacation right now. There are larger and more significant choices, too, many of which weren't afforded to women in earlier generations. Like, I choose to have a career. I … Continue reading Making choices
The other day, a friend told me I’m "so lucky" to be not working after having taken a redundancy. I'm a polite person (usually), and so I said "Thanks, yes I am". What I should have said is "Are you you're f**king kidding me?". I empathise with my friend's situation. She's in a job she … Continue reading I made my luck
This is possibly the most fabulous combination of my favourite things: sumac infused gin, which I have just discovered at an amazing Armenian restaurant in Melbourne called Shukah.